Central Illinois Builders’ Industry Advancement Foundation (IAF) has over half a century of providing service to the central Illinois construction industry. Thanks to the dedication of many individuals and your contributions, IAF remains a viable source.


Promotion of the union construction industry continues to be more important year to year. Vital ongoing programs:


  • Negotiation and maintenance of 17 collective bargaining agreements with nine basic trades
  • Labor information (including contracts and wage addendums)
  • Labor/management meetings
  • Industry communications
  • Trustees for Taft-Hartley Funds
  • Substance abuse testing programs for the basic crafts
  • Marketing and promotion of union construction
  • Workforce development
  • Safety seminars
  • Safety awards program
  • George Johnson Fund at Bradley University (benefits Bradley’s construction department)
  • Support of the AGC Student Chapters at Bradley University, Illinois State University, and Western Illinois University
  • University of Illinois scholarship
  • Illinois State University scholarship
  • AGC Education and Research Foundation scholarships (2)
  • Participation in regional and national meetings and events


We look forward to your continued support and value your generosity greatly.